Department for Transport

Latest from the Department for Transport

  1. Andorra, Belgium and The Bahamas to be removed from travel corridors list
  2. Cobalt software and user manuals
  3. TAG: social and distributional impacts worksheets

See all latest documents

What the Department for Transport does

We work with our agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps the UK’s businesses and gets people and goods travelling around the country. We plan and invest in transport infrastructure to keep the UK on the move.

DfT is a ministerial department, supported by 24 agencies and public bodies.

Read more about what we do

Documents

Policy papers and consultations

  1. Enforcing Operation Brock plans in 2021
  2. Spaceport and spaceflight activities: regulations and guidance
See all policy papers and consultations

Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Payments to passenger rail operators, March to June 2020
  2. DfT: prompt payment data 2019 to 2020
See all transparency and freedom of information releases

Our ministers

Our management

Bernadette Kelly CB
Bernadette Kelly CB
Permanent Secretary
Gareth Davies
Director General Aviation, Maritime, International and Security
Clive Maxwell
Director General High Speed and Major Rail Projects
Polly Payne
Director General Rail Group
Ruth Hannant
Director General Rail Group
Nick Joyce
Director General Corporate Delivery
Emma Ward
Director General for Roads, Places and Environment Group
Brett Welch
Legal Director
Ian King
Lead non-executive director, DfT
Richard Aitken-Davies
Non-executive board member, DfT
Richard Keys
Non-executive board member, DfT
Tracy Westall
Non-executive board member, DfT
Tony Poulter
Non-executive board member, DfT

Contact DfT

Office address and general enquiries

Department for Transport
Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
London
SW1P 4DR
United Kingdom

Switchboard (10am to 4pm)

0300 330 3000

Please note that in the current situation, and with the majority of officials following the Prime Minister’s instruction to work from home unless absolutely necessary, we are unable to reply to correspondence that has been sent by post. We apologise for the inconvenience that this will cause but hope you will understand. Please use the contact form above.

We aim to respond within 20 working days.

We may send your personal data to other transport organisations if they are best placed to answer your enquiry. Find out more about how DfT looks after any personal data you send us - https://www.gov.uk/dft/privacy-policy.

Media enquiries

The Department for Transport press office only deals with enquiries from the media.

For personal enquiries regarding MOT, please email: enquiries@dvsa.gov.uk.

If you are not a member of the media, use the switchboard line:

0300 330 3000

If you are a member of the media and have a media query contact the press office: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-transport/about/media-enquiries.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

FOI Requests
Department for Transport
FOI Advice Team
D/04, Ashdown House
Sedlescombe Road North
St Leonards on Sea
TN37 7GA
United Kingdom

Switchboard

0300 330 3000

FOI advice team

High profile groups within DfT

  1. Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  2. Office for Low Emission Vehicles

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Working for DfT
  2. Procurement at DfT
  3. Jobs

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Find out about our commitment to publishing in Welsh. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information. Read our policy on Social media use.